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Bernard M. Oliver

Born 1919
Died 1995
Nationality USA
Fields scientist, engineer
Institutions Hewlett Packard
Known for Pulse Code Modulation
Notable awards National Medal of Science, National Inventors Hall of Fame

Bernard M. Oliver (1919 – 1995), aka Barney Oliver, was an eminent scientist who made important contributions in many fields, including radar, television, and computers.[1] He was the founder and director of Hewlett Packard (HP) laboratories until his retirement in 1981. He is also a recognized pioneer in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI).[2][3] In 1986, Oliver was a National Medal of Science recipient for Engineering Science and on February 11, 2004 it was announced that Oliver had been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.


Early years

Worked at Bell Labs

HP Labs

Founded HP Labs - Four Decades

Scientific contributions

Chairs, foundations, and awards

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